Pepe

Born: February 26, 1983 (age 35)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Maceio, Brazil
Nationality: Portugal Portuguese

Position: Centre-back
Team: Real Madrid (no. 3)
Pepe for Real Madrid on October 18, 2014
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Career History
Senior2001-2004Maritimo
2004-2007Porto
2007-Real Madrid
International2007-Portugal
Sports Mole has 544 articles about Pepe. Articles 1 to 40:
Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring the opening goal during his side's World Cup Group B clash against Morocco on June 20, 2018
Referee criticised for requesting Cristiano Ronaldo's shirt
Morocco midfielder Nordin Amrabat alleges that referee Mark Geiger asked Cristiano Ronaldo for his shirt during his side's 1-0 loss to Portugal at the Luzhniki Stadium.
10:51
Cristiano Ronaldo scores from the spot during the World Cup group game between Portugal and Spain on June 15, 2018
Team News: One change for Portgual versus Morocco
Portugal coach Fernando Santos brings Joao Mario in for Bruno Fernandes for Portugal's tie with Morocco.
Jun 20, 11:54
Cristiano Ronaldo grabs his third during the World Cup group game between Portugal and Spain on June 15, 2018
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo scores hat-trick for Portugal in thriller against Spain
Portugal draw 3-3 with Spain in a thrilling group-stage clash at the Fisht Olympic Stadium, with Cristiano Ronaldo rounding off his 51st career hat-trick late on.
Jun 15, 20:56
Fernando Hierro at the World Cup European playoff draw on December 1, 2018
Team News: Diego Costa leads Spain line versus Portugal
New Spain boss Fernando Hierro starts with Diego Costa in attack for their World Cup opener with Portugal.
Jun 15, 17:58
Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Portugal during an international friendly with Egypt in March 2018
Preview: Portugal vs. Spain - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Spain's opening World Cup 2018 fixture against Portugal in Sochi.
Jun 13, 15:09
James Rodriguez in action for Bayern Munich on November 4, 2017
Team News: James Rodriguez named on Bayern Munich bench for clash against Besiktas
James Rodriguez is included on the bench for Bayern Munich's Champions League last-16 second leg against Besiktas.
Mar 14, 15:48
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben (L) and Bayern Munich's striker Thomas Mueller (R) react after the second goal for Munich during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between FCB Bayern Munich and Olympiakos Piraeus on November 24
Team News: Franck Ribery, Arjen Robben on bench for Bayern Munich
Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery both start on the bench as Bayern Munich host Besiktas in the Champions League.
Feb 20, 18:48
Isco in action for Real Madrid on September 18, 2016
Isco: 'Real Madrid are not weaker'
Real Madrid attacker Isco plays down suggestions that the capital outfit are struggling this season due to their summer activity.
Dec 3, 16:39
Sergio Ramos embraces Cristiano Ronaldo during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Sergio Ramos 'using Gareth Bale to isolate Cristiano Ronaldo'
A report claims that the behind-the-scenes power struggle in the Real Madrid dressing room has been stepped up, as Sergio Ramos is keen to isolate Cristiano Ronaldo.
Nov 30, 13:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Nacho: 'We miss Pepe's experience'
Real Madrid centre-back Nacho admits that the Spanish and European champions 'miss Pepe's experience'.
Nov 13, 15:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Pepe has a dig at Real Madrid supporters
Portugal centre-back Pepe reveals that he is enjoying playing in front of a passionate crowd at Besiktas after lacking a similar experience at Real Madrid.
Nov 7, 12:28
Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo have a chat during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo: 'Real Madrid need to get Gareth Bale back'
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo hopes to see Gareth Bale back on the field this weekend to provide some further experience during a difficult spell for the club.
Nov 3, 18:05
Andre Silva celebrates the second during the World Cup qualifier between Portugal and Switzerland on October 10, 2017
Result: Portugal beat Switzerland to earn automatic passage to World Cup finals
Portugal seal their place in the 2018 World Cup finals with a 2-0 win over Switzerland at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon.
Oct 10, 21:35
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo returns for Portugal against Switzerland
Cristiano Ronaldo is reinstated to Portugal's starting XI ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Switzerland in Lisbon.
Oct 10, 18:55
Joao Mario takes credit for the first goal during the World Cup qualifier between Portugal and Switzerland on October 10, 2017
Live Commentary: Portugal 2-0 Switzerland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Portugal's 2-0 win against Switzerland, as the European champions booked their place at Russia 2018.
Oct 10, 18:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo comes off the bench to rescue Portugal against Andorra
Cristiano Ronaldo comes off the bench to help Portugal to a 2-0 win over Andorra, which keeps their hopes of World Cup qualification alive.
Oct 7, 21:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jeremain Lens leaves Sunderland to join Besiktas
Sunderland confirm that Netherlands international Jeremain Lens has completed a move to Turkish giants Besiktas.
Aug 6, 16:15
Middlesbrough striker Alvaro Negredo fends off the challenge of compatriot and former teammate David Silva during the Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Alvaro Negredo completes Besiktas move
Besiktas complete the signing of Spanish striker Alvaro Negredo on a three-year deal from Valencia.
Aug 3, 15:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Swansea City 'face competition from Besiktas for Wilfried Bony'
Turkish champions Besiktas reportedly join Swansea City in the race to sign Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony this summer.
Jul 30, 19:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Former Real Madrid defender Pepe joins Besiktas on free transfer
Pepe chooses Besiktas over Paris Saint-Germain by penning a three-year deal with the Turkish giants, a month after confirming his departure from Real Madrid.
Jul 4, 22:26
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Portugal edge out Mexico for third-place finish at Confederations Cup
Portugal dramatically recover from a goal down to beat Mexico 2-1 in the third-place playoff at the 2017 Confederations Cup.
Jul 2, 15:33
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Besiktas: 'Pepe deal far from complete'
Besiktas director of football operations Ali Naibi denies that his club are close to a deal for Portuguese centre-back Pepe.
Jul 2, 12:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo nets as Portugal reach Confederations Cup semi-finals
Cristiano Ronaldo gets on the scoresheet as Portugal reach the Confederations Cup semi-finals with a 4-0 victory over New Zealand.
Jun 24, 17:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Pepe: 'Portugal ignoring Cristiano Ronaldo speculation'
Portugal defender Pepe insists that the team are ignoring the ongoing speculation over Cristiano Ronaldo's future at Real Madrid during their Confederations Cup campaign.
Jun 20, 21:11
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Pepe to pen one-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain
Departing Real Madrid defender Pepe is to sign a one-year contract with Paris-Saint Germain with the option of a further 12 months, according to reports.
Jun 17, 21:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jesus Vallejo confirms Real Madrid return
Jesus Vallejo reveals that he will form part of Real Madrid's first-team squad for the 2017-18 campaign after impressing during a loan spell at Eintracht Frankfurt.
Jun 13, 15:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Pepe announces departure from Real Madrid after 10-year stay
Long-serving Real Madrid defender Pepe takes to Instagram to say a heartfelt goodbye to supporters after bringing an end to his 10-year stay at the club.
Jun 6, 22:02
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Real Madrid defender Pepe to make switch to Paris Saint-Germain?
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly edging nearer to signing Real Madrid defender Pepe during the summer transfer window.
Jun 6, 10:42
Juventus's Leonardo Bonucci in action against Roma on May 14, 2017
Real Madrid 'eye Leonardo Bonucci'
A report claims that Real Madrid want to sign Juventus centre-back Leonardo Bonucci in this summer's transfer window.
May 26, 12:28
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Inter Milan 'lead race for Pepe'
A report claims that Inter Milan are the favourites to sign Real Madrid centre-back Pepe on a free transfer this summer.
May 24, 15:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Pepe closing in on Paris Saint-Germain move
A report claims that Real Madrid centre-back Pepe is close to agreeing a deal with Paris Saint-Germain.
May 9, 21:55
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League semi-final first leg between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid from the Bernabeu.
May 1, 19:01
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gareth Bale returns to Real Madrid training ahead of El Clasico
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale returns to training following a calf injury ahead of Sunday's crucial El Clasico against Barcelona.
Apr 20, 18:17
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane on March 6, 2017
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich from the Bernabeu.
Apr 17, 15:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo double sinks Bayern Munich at Allianz Arena
Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid come from behind to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final at the Allianz Arena.
Apr 12, 21:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Bayern Munich without Robert Lewandowski ahead of Real Madrid clash
Bayern Munich will be without the injured Robert Lewandowski ahead of Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg at home against Real Madrid.
Apr 12, 18:39
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Pepe to miss next four weeks
A report claims that Real Madrid centre-back Pepe could miss the next four weeks of the season after fracturing two ribs.
Apr 11, 17:54
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Keylor Navas: Real Madrid "even more determined" to win La Liga
Keylor Navas claims that Real Madrid have all the motivation they need to maintain their lead at the top of La Liga, having been dealt a blow by rivals Atletico Madrid.
Apr 9, 10:41
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Zinedine Zidane: 'Real Madrid need to improve concentration'
Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane believes that his players' concentration needs to improve after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Atletico Madrid on Saturday.
Apr 8, 22:41
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Real Madrid defender Pepe suffers fractured ribs against Atletico Madrid
Real Madrid confirm that key defender Pepe fractured two ribs in the 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid on Saturday.
Apr 8, 20:49

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